The candidate should ideally possess a talent for storytelling. Outstanding literacy skills, exemplary writing (grammar, punctuation, and editing) and clear reporting abilities are a must.
The incumbent will need to refine and clarify sometimes complex issues, including legislation, product information and other industry related matters to its audience of Financial Services Professionals.
The role will involve, but is not limited, to the following:
production of meaningful content by staying abreast of industry developments through research and communication with the market;
administering the day-to-day operations of company publications*;
generating story ideas;
planning, assigning and editing of content;
managing editorial calendars;
writing, copying and monitoring and/or editing social media posts;
setting questions for CPD purposes;
assisting with and editing of company literature (e.g., product / service brochures).
* The publications primary to your role –
The Company delivers 2 weekly newsletters to a distribution list of +- 35 000 subscribers
Company website – online traffic
Users: ±44 000 users pm
Pageviews: ±225 000 pm
Company Compliance Brief (bi-weekly)
Internal Newsletter (Weekly)
Education: Degree in Multimedia Communications and/or related qualification
Language: Business English
Experience: At least 5 years’ experience working in journalism or content writing in financial services